Jacksonville is the most populous city in the state of Florida with a population of 911,507. About 13.4% of residents are over the age of 65 and the city provides a number of quality health care services for its senior community. The warm and humid climate is often helpful to seniors with chronic health conditions. Seniors living in Jacksonville have access to excellent medical facilities such as the Memorial Hospital and Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville.
Nursing home care is best suited to seniors who require full-time medical care and assistance. According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2020, the average monthly cost of nursing home care in Jacksonville is $8,638. Due to the high cost of nursing home care, seniors who don’t require constant medical care may want to look at alternatives such as assisted living and in-home care.
This guide aims to assist seniors who are looking at nursing home care in Jacksonville. It discusses the costs of nursing home care in Jacksonville and nearby cities and the cost of alternative care options. Financing options for nursing care and details of free resources are also discussed.